by Inter Tribal Council of Arizona in Phoenix, Ariz. (4205 North 7th Ave., Suite 200, Phoenix 85013) .
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Get this from a library! Improved targeting to Native American Indian elders: final report.. [Inter Tribal Council of Arizona.; United States. Administration on Aging.]. Much of the oral history of Native American cultures has been lost over the last century through assimilation, residential schools, and other means. The Elders Are Watching, by David Bouchard is bringing the message of respect for the earth back to the youth of today. The Sacred Instructions given by the Creator to Native people at the time of Creation were as follows: A. To Take Care of Mother Earth and the other 3 colors of Man. B. To Respect this Mother Earth and Creation. C. To Honour All life, and to support that Honour. D. To be Grate-ful from the heart for All life. It is through life that there is. In American Indian education, within each tribe elders, "are repositories of cultural and philosophical knowledge and are the transmitters of such information," including, "basic beliefs and teachings, encouraging faith in the Great Spirit, the Creator". " The fact acknowledged in most Indian societies: Certain individuals, by virtue of qualifications and knowledge, are .
Feb 8, - Explore kelleyshields5's board "native american elders" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Native american, American and Native american indians pins. Native American Indian Prophecy - Elders Speak - How America has come and is destined to go. I can totally relate 2 this Native American "BIBLE" that has the wisdom of the Elders throughout! U open the standard "Bible" 2 any page & U have deep food 4 thought! Instead of Alpha 2 Omega, the beginning to the end, U have the 4 season's of Meditations! A different while very similar approach IE the first 2 the last!/5(33). However, as American Indian elders grow old, the likelihood of living alone increases, thus limiting their immediate access to care provided by family members. Twenty-four percent of American Indian elders aged , 35 percent of those aged , and 38 percent of those aged 85 and over lived alone in Cited by: 8.
The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) is an American Indian and Alaska Native rights organization. It was founded in to represent the tribes and resist federal government pressure for termination of tribal rights and assimilation of their people. These were in contradiction of their treaty rights and status as sovereign organization continues . Aug 9, - Explore heartofalakota's board "Native American Elders" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Native american, Native american wisdom and Native american quotes pins. Meditations with Native American Elders: The Four Seasons is a day-at-a-time book offering a quotation by a Native Elder at the top of each page in separate entries over an entire year. Each quote is followed by a reflection by author Don Coyhis, Mohican Nation. At the bottom of each page is a space for the reader to write a few words about what he or she intends to focus on . In American Indian cultures, elders are valued as protectors, mentors, teachers, keepers of wisdom, and intergenerational transmitters of cultural knowledge (12). American Indian elders are often leaders in their communities and are Cited by: 3.